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EDUX 5450: WORKING WITH CHALLENGING STUDENTS: BULLIES AND VICTIMS

Course Description


EDUX 5450 (A, B, C, D). 

This course will offer participants the opportunity to collaborate with fellow teachers and administrators in order to better understand the negative impact of bullying behavior. During this course, participants will develop ways to work with bullies and victims, improve the self-image of both, and create ways to ensure that all students can learn in a safe and fear-free environment. As participants consider how bullying often obstructs the ability of students to progress both academically and socially, they will examine and collaborate on solutions to this serious issue in today’s schools.
  • Defining and identifying bullying behavior.

  • Recognizing direct and indirect forms of bullying.

  • Understanding the characteristics of bullies and victims.

  • What bullying behavior can tell us about students’ home environment.

  • Victims and self-esteem issues, including poor social skills, lack of friends and social isolation.

  • Improving self-esteem in victims and bullies.

  • The consequences of bullying behavior later in life.

  • How teachers and school administrators can intervene.

  • Development of whole-school bullying policies.

  • Impact of classroom and school ground environment.

  • Empowering students through conflict resolution activities.

  • Helping victims with assertiveness training.

  • Creating a parental awareness campaign.

  • Cooperative learning activities to reduce social isolation.


Course Requirements


Information regarding the specific COURSE REQUIREMENTS will be given the first day of class. 

GRADING:  Things that affect your grade are attendance, promptness, participation in class discussions, quality of work generated, projects completed, and quality of assignments and homework completed.  Active on-task participation is necessary to receive credit.

* Please note that the student may take up to four sections of this same course number designated A, B, C or D.  There are four levels to this course.  These courses must be taken in sequential order (e.g., "A" must be taken before "B").  Students are responsible for knowing which section of the course when enrolling.


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